With his choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, Joe Biden may have helped bring young Black Americans to his side on Election Day.

Only 47 percent of those Black Americans under 30 years old that we surveyed recently planned to vote for Biden, the presumed Democratic presidential nominee. But by picking Harris, a Black running mate, support for Biden jumps to 73 percent in this age group, which is a significant increase though still lower than other age groups.

Sam Fulwood III is a fellow in the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University, of which David C. Barker serves as director. They wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.

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Bulldog

I doubt that. This token pick laughed about smoking marijuana while locking up young black men for doing the same thing.

rwhowi

Such an educated response. You get that from talk radio as well? I would discuss the big picture with you but I suspect I would only hear someone else in your responses. Independent thoughts/ideas are the best. Do you have any?

Bulldog

Enlighten me. Tell me about her qualifications and accomplishments.

natives5

Ask trump and Ivanka. They both donated to Senator Harris’ AG campaign.

Bulldog

I don't know them, but all I hear are crickets from you leftists

natives5

She was a prosecutor, DA, AG and a Senator who has served on the judiciary and intelligence committee's just to name a couple of her qualifications. Her accomplishments are many. She created the Back on Track Reentry Program in San Francisco as DA then expanded that program throughout the State when she became AG. I would respectfully suggest you enlighten yourself as I for one prefer to enlighten myself. Biden Harris 2020...let's win this!

Bulldog

and why are you here? Shouldn't you be at Chron.com?

natives5

Original thoughts are not Bullpup’s forte.

Bulldog

Nor yours

PJBM626

Very encouraging Blacks are “Woken” to the dem party using them for votes

Bulldog

Well I guess we will just have to go with she passed joe's smell test.

antone

Bull, what rwhowi said (and kudos) !!

In addition I would add that your sources seem to be breitbart, Limbaugh, Hannity, greg gutless and Trumpf's telephone interviews on Hannity. Otherwise, your information can not be verified easily.

Oh, you may have seen yesterday my listing of other cockoos found while researching Russia Insider. In that, are found numerous far-out websites, blogs, etc. listed: Zero Hedge, American Renaissance, Dissident Mar, Winter Watch, etc. etc. The list of extremistsis unending. You could use them; new stuff to share.

Bulldog

You seem to worry a lot about where the message comes from irregardless if it's true, and yet you will gobble up the vomit CNN or MSNBC spews

antone

Bull you said at 8:09 am: "Tell me about her qualifications and accomplishments."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamala_Harris#Early_life_and_education

antone

Bull, usatoday.com fact checks: "Fact check: Claims about Kamala Harris' comments on radio program inaccurate, lack context" --- [this has to do with smoking pot] https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2020/08/12/fact-check-memes-inaccurately-portray-kamala-harris-radio-comments/3352339001/

So, Bull in your initial post at 5:16am what do you mean? "I doubt that." Providing complete thoughts would help, but it's probably wrong sided, anyhow.

So, Bull you said Kamala Harris would "locking up young black men for doing the same thing"

Come on, Bull, that's not possible!! Where do you get your misguided thoughts. The supposed smoking/inhaling occurred in college. However, she had not graduated from UC Hastings until June 14, 1990 so she could have had no involvement with prosecuting the law in college.

Her law career began in 1990, Harris was hired as a deputy district attorney in Alameda County, California. In 2004 she unseated that former boss, with 56-44 percent of the vote, becoming California's first American district attorney of color, having served until 2011. She is a respected U.S. Senator. https://www.harris.senate.gov/about

antone

Bull, as Elmer Fudd once said, be wary ca ay o ful! Kamala Harris is no "token" being a well respected Senator. The use of "token" or tokenism is "the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of racial or sexual equality within a workforce.[1][2][3] ... to create the impression of social inclusiveness and diversity (racial, religious, sexual, etc.) ...." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokenism

PJBM626

I’m laughing at Antone. While he makes fun of Bulls media sources, he quoted left wing USA Today or others. The mainstream is in dems back pocket. That’s why you like them. They lie to you. That’s why you folks hate Fox. They don’t tickle your ears with dem narratives

natives5

Hahaha you think Fox is telling you the truth?!?! I have a bridge to sell you; the finest bridge in the world. Great people like this bridge.

Bulldog

Describes her to a tee

antone

Natives (@ 1:53pm) Thanks and kudos.

antone

Bull (@ 11:51am) said: "I don't know them" WH A A T?? It's so tiring, but again CLARITY please; you don't know whom? Trump and Ivanka??

Bulldog

She will be perfect for slow joe. Neither one has accomplished anything while in government.

natives5

You can try to deny and gloss over her accomplishments yet they are still there. Let me guess...you think she's hyper liberal too?

antone

PJBM (@ 11:40) said "blacks are woken" What?

natives5

Antone, it's "very encouraging Blacks" lol

antone

Bull, I agree with you "where the message comes from irregardless (SIC) if it's true" I recently heard the earth is flat, but I can't find anything about that by googling. What to do, what to do?

antone

PJBM (@ 4:10) said about using "left wing USA Today or others" Fact checking all this "bull" using sites like Snopes, Factcheck.org, USAtoday.com, Politifact, RealClearPolitics, etc. must hit a raw nerve. Those and others are some in the U.S. - websites that provide fact-checking services about both political and non-political subjects; more than 100 non-partisan organizations around the world. Look at the other countries here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fact-checking_websites [pirate][alien][innocent]

Father of Six

Antone, you talk way too much. Lay your facts out and stand by them. We are Americans. We do not have to look at other countries. I've been to most of them and...don't compare us to most of them. You're out of your getting out of your lane.

antone

PJMB I guess you are saying with " dem party using them for votes" that black voters who understand black slang are not going to vote for Biden because he is better choice??

antone

Fox News own Chris Wallace says: https://thehill.com/homenews/media/511690-chris-wallace-kamala-harris-not-far-to-the-left-despite-what-republicans-are

antone

Father, thanks for the advice. I'll keep it in mind, since it's resonating. I'll reply in short sentences so others might understand.

My comment @ 7:07 pm: "Look at the other countries" That is "tongue-in-cheek" Would anyone to be interested in that? ha ha ha

My comment @ 7:07 pm was in response to "quoted left wing USA Today" comment; reply was because "fact checking" obviously hits a raw nerve. Huh?

"talk way too much" You provide complete sentences, logical thoughts, don't have to ask what do you mean. So, I wouldn't have to talk so much if others did so, as well. Huh?

"Lay your facts out" wouldn't my talking way too much do so?

" I've been to most of them" Congrats on visiting most of 195; how many is "most?"

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